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Craft and Folk Art Museum Presents Daniel Lorenzetti, Linda Rice Lorenzetti The Birth of Coffee

The Craft and Folk Art Museum presents The Birth of Coffee exhibition, public lecture and book signing with the author and photographer at 3pm on September 26th. Exhibition open September 26th – January 9th, 2011.

The Birth of Coffee documents coffee’s extraordinary journey from seed to cup. The photography exhibition, based on the book of the same name by Daniel Lorenzetti and Linda Rice Lorenzetti, chronicles the lives of coffee growers in Brazil, Ethiopia, Yemen, Guatemala, Indonesia, Colombia, Costa Rica and Kenya. Black-and-white photographs specially toned in and with coffee are interwoven with eclectic anecdotes and facts, bringing to life the stories of the diverse people who pick, plant and produce coffee.

Image: Daniel Lorenzetti © Courtesy of the Artist and Craft and Folk Art Museum

The Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) champions cultural understanding by encouraging curiosity about our diverse world through the universal lens of art. Our exhibits and programs serve as a catalyst for the exploration of art and ideas that reflect our ever-changing community.

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